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Crystal Clear Glass Facts 30

You probably interact with this material daily, but what do you know about where it comes from, how it’s made, and how to dispose of it responsibly?

Updated On 04/02/2018 | Originally Published On 08/12/2015

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Typically transparent or translucent, glass is a hard and brittle material made from which of these ingredients?
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GET DOWN TO GLASS TACKS

Civilizations have been using — and recycling — glass for millennia, but since it’s been a part of everyday life for countless generations, it’s easy to take glass for granted. We invite you to take a closer look at glass with this short quiz.

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  • Daniel S. 1 month ago
    I always make sure that the glass jars we use are thoroughly cleaned before recycling.
  • Donna K. 1 month ago
    Glass Breaks and costs more $ for recycling plants what can be done to recycle glass AND keep costs down?
  • Lynn M. 1 month ago
    A person who recycles in every way they can, shows they care about the environment for now and later. We need to do what we can.
  • Ginny M. 1 month ago
    My depression-era parents recycled just about everything without knowing how much they were helping our Earth. Yay, Mom and Dad!
  • Don M. 1 month ago
    Have lazy people in Florida here that contaminate this process ... very sad
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